Faculty

Rachel Bender Ignacio

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.

206-744-4876
rbi13@uw.edu

Education

MD Global Health, University of Washington,
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington,

Contact

206-744-4876
rbi13@uw.edu

Bio

The overall goal of Dr. Bender Ignacio’s research is to understand how immune responses and other infections impact acquisition of HIV and the course of HIV infection. She is interested in co-infections with HIV, including tuberculosis, hepatitis, and herpesviruses, as well as HIV-associated cancers.

Research Interests

HIV acquisition and HIV cure
Role of co-infections in HIV
Tuberculosis
Immune activation in chronic infections

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Long-term effects of early antiretroviral initiation on HIV reservoir markers: a longitudinal analysis of the MERLIN clinical study.
(2021 May)
Lancet Microbe 2(5): e198-e209
Massanella M, Ignacio RAB, Lama JR, Pagliuzza A, Dasgupta S, Alfaro R, Rios J, Ganoza C, Pinto-Santini D, Gilada T, Duerr A, Chomont N

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